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Happy 4th of July to American humans! Not so much the doggies of these humans, however.

More pets go missing over the Fourth of July weekend than any other time of year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Most dog owners keep their dogs inside during the… READ MORE »


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n what appears to be a party trick gone awry, an Australian man suffered severe burns after he put fireworks between his buttocks and set them off.

The New Zealand Herald reports that paramedics near Darwin, Australia were called to the scene on Saturday night, but the unidentified man had already taken himself… READ MORE »


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Somebody is getting pink slipped today! Somehow, all of the fireworks for San Diego’s Big Bay Boom 4th of July display were set off at once, resulting in 30 seconds of very, very intense fanfare. Whoops! See video above. [NYMag.com] … READ MORE »


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Last night, I was thoroughly entranced by the fireworks lighting up the night sky over New York’s Hudson river. So I was kind of excited to come across this video this morning that shows what the world looks like from a firework’s perspective. To make this clip, 19-year-old videographer Jeremiah Warren strapped… READ MORE »


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The 4th of July is one of the times men really make themselves useful. I mean, think about it, this holiday has two main components: fireworks and grilling. Lighting things on fire and cooking with fire are some of the only things men can generally actually do better than us gals. So you… READ MORE »


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An ostrich named Gustav appears to have become impotent after fireworks were thrown at him. (Don’t judge. You would become impotent, too, if you had fireworks thrown at you.) Gustav has been unable to mate with his two female partners so he will have to be examined by an animal psychologist to see what exactly… READ MORE »